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Meaning and name origin

Livia \l(i)-via\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Livia is "olive". Usually used as a short form of Olivia. Historically, the olive tree represented peace and harmony. The name also derives from the ancient Roman family name Livius, which either derives from Latin "lividus" meaning "blue", or "liveo" meaning "envy". Titus Livius, also known as Livy, was a Roman historian. Literary: name of a character from "Finnegan's Wake".

Livia has 5 variant forms: Livija, Livvy, Livy, Livya and Lyvia.

Livia is also pronounced similarly to Liva, Livie and Livvie. Other suggested similar baby names are Liba, Licia, Lidia, Ligia, Lilia, Lisia, Liv and Vivia.


Livia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2752 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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